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Saudi Arabia starts internal probe into disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, source says

Turkish officials say they have audio and video recordings that show a Saudi security team killed him. Saudi Arabia has denied the claims. "I don't thin...


Facebook says attackers stole details from 29 million users

In September, Facebook had apologized for a "security issue", after discovering that hackers used a vulnerability in the platform's code to steal other users"...


Mega Millions numbers drawn for ninth-largest lottery jackpot

The top Mega Millions jackpots of all-time: $656 million in 2012 and $648 million a year later. The next drawing at 11 p.m. EDT Friday will offer the ninth-la...


China's trade surplus with the USA hit record highs in September

The September surplus with the USA was larger than China's overall trade surplus of $31.69 billion for the month. The US tariffs cover a broad range of Chines...


Dow Jones industrials sink 700 points as bond yields rise

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks fell 30.03 points, or 1.9 percent, to 1,545.38. But Hogan said earnings were also a source of worry because t...


International Monetary Fund projects India growth at 7.3% in 2018

The IMF said its forecast for investment growth for FY19 is weaker than in April, despite higher capital spending in India, on account of contracting investment...


Judge orders Tesla’s Musk, SEC to justify fraud settlement

Musk derided the SEC as the " Shortseller Enrichment Commission " before snidely praising it for "doing incredible work". Musk's dispute with the SEC originat...


Indian Rupee breaches 73 mark, plunges to fresh all-time low

South African rand, Mexican peso and Australian dollar also dropped up to 1.5%. On Wednesday the rupee slipped to a low of 73.42 per dollar as crude oil pri...


Petrol, diesel cheaper by Rs 5 in Maharashtra and Gujarat

Top sources said that the state government is also considering a reduction in the prices of diesel. Following the Centre's appeal, several State governments ...


Amazon raising minimum wage for U.S. workers to $15 per hour

Inside Amazon's Prime Now warehouse within a Manhattan highrise. One of its harshest critics is U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. The company and CEO Jeff Bezos ...


Tesla shares jump after SEC settlement leaves Elon Musk as CEO

Tesla will now be appointing two new independent directors to its board. The news of Tesla CEO Elon Musk settling with USA financial regulators sent th...


Instagram's Founders Are Unexpectedly Leaving 'To Explore Our Curiosity'

In a blog post, Mr Systrom said: "We're now ready for our next chapter." Two years into Instagram's tenure-which began only eight years ago!-the famously pr...


OPEC won't react to Trump's threats, pushing Brent crude oil prices higher

The United States from November will target Iran's oil exports with sanctions, and Washington is putting pressure on governments and companies around the world...


Oil stable, OPEC in focus after Trump call for lower prices

US crude futures extended gains after the report, rising 86 cents to $70.72 a barrel by 10:53 a.m. EDT [14:53 GMT]. Please read our before commenting. Opec me...


Jet Airways flight makes emergency landing as 30 passengers suffer bleeding

Raj Sivakumar, senior vice-president for sales & distribution said the decision comes from the fact that guests, especially the millennials, wish to be empowere...


OPEC chief says Iran still ‘very important as United States sanctions loom

Benchmark Brent crude already is nearing $80 a barrel and analysts believe it may go even higher as production remains low. “Investors are now assessing the S...


USA imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

Collection of tariffs on the long-anticipated list will start September 24 but the rate will increase to 25 percent by the end of 2018, allowing USA companies s...


Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff to buy Time magazine

The Wall Street Journal previously reported on the Time deal, which is slated to close in the next 30 days. Benioff said in an email to CNN, "Lynne and I ...


Strawberry crisis spreads to NSW as boy finds pin in Coles punnet

So far, three incidents have been reported to the police, including one in Queensland and two in Victoria . "It was lying on top of the strawberries", Dete...


NAFTA negotiations continue with little (public) progress reported

Welles Orr, who was assistant USA trade representative for congressional affairs in the George H.W. Bush administration, said the prospects appear good for a de...


Jeff Bezos Rips President Trump over 'Dangerous' Attacks on the Washington Post

His private ownership of The Washington Post , which has published articles critical of the White House, has also put him at odds with US President Donald Trum...


Trump and Obama spar over economy as midterm polls near

Gross domestic product increased at a 4.2 annualized rate in the second quarter of 2018, and the unemployment rate was 3.9 percent in April, 3.8 percent in May ...


Congress Bharat Bandh evokes mixed response; BJP calls it failure

The percentage increase was 20.5. The price of diesel increased by 15 paise; it is now Rs 77.47 per litre. The government had in May this year - when petrol, ...


Donald Trump is capitalising on resentment, says former President Barack Obama

The speech was a preview of the argument he will make on the campaign trail, which he is about to embark on in the hopes of helping Democrats prevail in Novembe...


Biggest single-day increase in petrol and diesel prices in Ahmedabad

In cities like Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, a per litre petrol is available at Rs 83.27, Rs 87.77 and Rs 83.54 respectively. The increase pushed the petrol pr...


Bitcoin And AltCoins Hit Hard By Reported Goldman Exit From Crypto Plans

The situation changed dramatically following a report from the Business Insider , suggesting that U.S. banking giant Goldman Sachs has put on hold plans to ...


Donald Trump threatens $267bn more tariffs on Chinese goods

In a tweet , Trump said there's an "easy solution" to Apple's potential woes that also came with a tax break: "Make your products in the United States ins...


China’s richest man Jack Ma to step down from Alibaba for ‘philanthropy’

This will be a big change of guard for the $420 billion dollar Chinese internet company. Ma turns 54 on Monday, which is also a holiday in China known as Teac...


Rick Scott avoids questions on Trump's Mexico trade pact

Those constituents have also expressed concern that Trump will intensify a trade war with Beijing this week by announcing tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese g...


Buhari Participates In China-Africa Cooperation Forum

Trade volume between China and Africa increased by 17 times between 2000 and 2017. The program is part of Xi's broader Belt and Road Initiative, an ambitious ...


Canada 'will be out' of trade deal unless it's 'fair'

While the majority of Americans, including Congress believe we are friends with Canada, and this is a friendship that goes back hundreds of years, some people a...


Bugatti Chiron Lego Technic edition: Everything you want to know

Here's a video of the LEGO Bugatti Chiron in motion. Power comes from 2,304 motors and 4,032 Technic gears, producing 5.2bhp and 92Nm of torque. Well if...


Appeal Court quashes approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

In a written decision , the court indicated that the National Energy Board's review of the expansion project was "so flawed" that the Trudeau Government coul...


California lawmaker withdraws bill that would criminalize religion-based "gay conversion therapy"

Brown has not said whether he'll sign the bill, which would likely draw a lawsuit from the industry. Under these laws, internet providers would be required to t...


Coca Cola buys Costa Coffee for £3.9 billion

Costa, which is now owned by Whitbread , is being sold for £3.9 billion ($5.1 billion). Whitbread had meant to spin off the chain as a separate firm, but sa...


99.3% Of Demonetised Currency Notes Returned To Banks So Far: RBI

India's currency to GDP ratio moved up to 10.9 per cent in 2017- 18, returning to being amongst the highest levels of currency usage in peer emerging market eco...


Tesla shares drop after Musk abandons buyout plan

David Johnson, a managing partner at corporate restructuring firm Abraxas Group, told FOX Business that Musk had made a misstep firing the tweet off. "Thank y...


US, Mexico reach new trade agreement

Earlier on Monday, Trump had tweeted about " A big deal looking good with Mexico ". Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett, reporting from Washington , DC, said Tru...


‘India seeks to continue importing Iran oil despite United States sanctions’

Oil prices rose 3%, with Brent crude futures hitting a three-week high. Refinery utilisation rates remained unchanged last week at 98.1% of total capacity, th...


US, China impose new round of tariffs

China's Commerce Ministry said in Beijing that it has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization over the latest round of USA tariffs. The latest ...